TURKEY COOKNG DIRECTIONS

A Rough Guide Even a substantial 22 lbs turkey takes only 3.5 hours, at most, to cook through following the oven temperatures and method in this recipe. Follow the chart below to determine approx sizes and roasting times. Remember, the times are guidelines. For perfectly done turkey, always temp the turkey with an instant read thermometer. Raw Weight # of Servings Aprox. Time 12 – 14 lbs 10 to 12 2 – 2.5 hrs 15 – 17 lbs 14 to 16 2.5 – 3 hrs 18 to 22 lbs 20 – 22 3 - 3.5 hrs Precise Guide To determine when the turkey is done, take its temperature in a least two places with and instant read thermometer. Never rely on the pop-up times embedded in many turkeys. They temp the breast only and inevitably pop right bout the time the turkey is overcooked. 1. To Temp the Breasts – insert the thermometer into the deepest part of each, holding it parallel to the bird at the neck end. The breasts should reach 160 degrees. 2. To Temp the Thighs – insert the thermometer between the breasts and drumsticks and into the thickest part of each thigh, steering clear of the bone. The thighs should reach 175 degrees.

TURKEY COOKNG DIRECTIONS
TURKEY COOKNG DIRECTIONS

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SERVINGS

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PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

10

servings

Ingredients

  • Roasting Turkey

Directions

A Rough Guide Even a substantial 22 lbs turkey takes only 3.5 hours, at most, to cook through following the oven temperatures and method in this recipe. Follow the chart below to determine approx sizes and roasting times. Remember, the times are guidelines. For perfectly done turkey, always temp the turkey with an instant read thermometer. Raw Weight # of Servings Aprox. Time 12 – 14 lbs 10 to 12 2 – 2.5 hrs 15 – 17 lbs 14 to 16 2.5 – 3 hrs 18 to 22 lbs 20 – 22 3 - 3.5 hrs Precise Guide To determine when the turkey is done, take its temperature in a least two places with and instant read thermometer. Never rely on the pop-up times embedded in many turkeys. They temp the breast only and inevitably pop right bout the time the turkey is overcooked. 1. To Temp the Breasts – insert the thermometer into the deepest part of each, holding it parallel to the bird at the neck end. The breasts should reach 160 degrees. 2. To Temp the Thighs – insert the thermometer between the breasts and drumsticks and into the thickest part of each thigh, steering clear of the bone. The thighs should reach 175 degrees.

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